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Lubrizol Instrumentation & Electrical Technician in Gastonia, North Carolina

Instrumentation & Electrical Technician


The qualified applicant will be responsible for the installation, predictive and preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of various electrical and process control equipment throughout the facility including, but not limited to the following:


  • 480V Service Entrance & Distribution Equipment

  • 480V Backup Generator

  • Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)

  • Motor Control Centers (MCCs)

  • AC Induction Motors, Motor Starters and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

  • Circuit Breakers, Fuses and Other Disconnects

  • Electrical Transformers (Wye-Wye, Delta-Wye)

  • Power Panels & Wiring – Three Phase 480V, 208V

  • Power Panels & Wiring – Single Phase 220V, 120V

  • Control circuits, disconnects, switches, etc

  • Conduit Installation (Rigid, Flex, EMT, PVC) and Wire Pulling

  • Familiarity with Electrical Classifications for Hazardous Areas / Industrial Facilities

Process Control:

  • Distributed Control System (DCS) - Emerson DeltaV and ABB System Six

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) – Allen Bradley

  • Control Wiring, Terminal Blocks, Low Voltage Fusing, Etc…

  • Analog Instrumentation – Temperature, Pressure, Level, Flow, Rotational Speed, Conductivity, pH, Etc…

  • Discrete Instrumentation – Solenoids, Motors, Limit Switches, Etc…

  • Calibration for Analog and Discrete Instrumentation

  • The E&I Technician is also expected to perform other reasonably related maintenance and business duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor, Site Engineering Staff and Site Management.

  • Ability to work overtime and Call-ins on weekdays and weekends

Minimum Requirements – Experience / Education / Skills and Training

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

  • Strong organizational skills and self-motivation

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to give and receive constructive feedback and coaching

  • Strong mechanical skills and the ability to use a variety of hand and power tools

  • Ability to follow departmental practices, procedures and safety guidelines

  • Ability to safely work independently and in a team setting by following all required procedures

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret electrical codes (National Electric Code / NEC), building codes (International Building Code / IBC) and engineering standards.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret wiring diagrams, motor elementary drawings, and loop sheets.

Preferred Requirements – Experience / Education / Skills and Training

  • Associate’s degree, licensure or formal certification in electrical, control or related disciplines

  • 3+ years of industrial maintenance experience

  • Proficiency with SAP maintenance and business software

  • Experience with infrared (IR) thermography for electrical equipment

  • Experience with airborne ultrasonic inspection of electrical equipment

  • Proficiency with laser alignment of rotating equipment

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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